17th Apr, 2021

Billy Ocean and Kool & The Gang headline at Summerfest 2021

SOLIHULL Summer Fest 2021 is set to go ahead and celebrate its fifth year at Tudor Grange Park on Saturday and Sunday July 24-25.

The announcement comes in the wake of the latest Government information on the roadmap out of lockdown.

Soul, R&B and disco legends Kool & The Gang promise a soulful high-energy and funky set as they headline the main stage on the Saturday night with party hits such as Celebration, Get Down On it, and more

The first day of the popular music festival will also feature Shaggy, Shalamar, The Brand New Heavies, Snap! and The Blow Monkeys on the main stage.

Billy Ocean, one of Britain’s biggest-ever R&B recording stars, is headlining on the Sunday night.

The Trinidadian-English singer-songwriter has sold more than 30-million records worldwide, achieving number one chart spots in the UK, USA, Australia, Germany and Holland.

Sunday will also welcome 80s favourite Tony Hadley, Belinda Carlisle, Nik Kershaw and Bad Manners, plus supporting tribute artist Rod & The Facez featuring Garry Pease to the main stage.

Throughout the weekend, the second stage will be hosted by Heritage Presents with an historic journey through the world of quality dance music from the golden US/UK era of the 1990s.

This will include an amazing line up of DJs including Shades of Rhythm, K-Klass, Allister Whitehead, Jim Shaft Ryan, Brandon Block, Phil Gifford, Andy Sax and many more Heritage resident DJs.

Organiser, Ian Rogers, said: “After the challenging times we have all faced during 2020, our team are even more focused on delivering the best-ever Solihull Summer Fest.

“We are working closely with Public Health England and Solihull Borough Council and cannot wait to welcome everyone to a safe, fun, incredible weekend of much needed live music and entertainment.”

Tickets cost from £41.80 for an adult early bird and £111.30 for an early family pass.

For more information and options to buy online visit www.solihullsummerfest.co.uk

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